Job: Mid-Level Technical Writer -- Greenville, SC

Subject: Job: Mid-Level Technical Writer -- Greenville, SC
From: jeansonj -at- DSTM -dot- COM
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 1996 15:45:11 EST


Datastream Systems, Inc., a rapidly growing software development
company, plans to add a mid-level technical writer to it Technical
Communications group. We are seeking professional technical writers to
write and edit software user manuals, training manuals, and on-line


The Datastream Technical Communications Group is housed in the
Development Department and currently consists of 5 technical writers,
all of whom have an advanced degree in either technical communication
or English. The cumulative and variant expertise within the group has
contributed to the professional achievement of five awards in the 1996
STC Carolina Foothills & South Carolina chapters Publication
Competition, including the award of "Best of Show," and an award in
the STC International Technical Publications Competition as well.


ú Degree or advanced degree in technical writing
ú Experience in writing software and training documentation
ú Knowledge of software documentation principles
ú Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Windows 95
ú Proficiency in Microsoft Word for Windows 7.0 or FrameMaker
ú Experience with on-line help software, such as RoboHelp


Datastream Systems, Inc., a Greenville, South Carolina-based
corporation founded in 1986, is the established leading developer of
maintenance and facility management software and currently holds more
than 40 percent unit sales market share among the top ten CMMS
(computerized maintenance management system) competitors. Datastream
has experienced 17 consecutively profitable quarters and 14 successive
quarters of continuously increasing quarterly revenues.

With customers in 50 countries, Datastream has direct sales or
distribution offices in the Unites States, United Kingdom, Mexico,
Malaysia, Australia, and South Africa. Datastream software has been
installed in over 12,000 locations worldwide and is complemented by a
full range of training and consulting services to assist in
maintenance operations.

Plant Engineering magazine voted MP2 FOR WINDOWS, Datastream's
flagship product, as its 1994 Software Product of the Year. MP2 FOR
WINDOWS is available in Spanish and will soon be available in German.
Maintenance engineers use Datastream software to schedule preventive
maintenance, record equipment maintenance histories, organize and
control spare parts inventories, schedule equipment and parts
inventory purchases, and deploy maintenance personnel. Datastream
products can save money for facilities by reducing downtime associated
with equipment failure, optimizing spare parts inventories, improving
purchasing efficiencies, and reducing overall maintenance costs.

Datastream's diverse customer base illustrates its broad
applicability: American Airlines, AT&T Global Information Solutions,
DuPont, Emerson Electric, Frito-Lay, Georgia Pacific, Johnson &
Johnson Medical, Inc., Kraft Foods, Levi Strauss & Co., McDonnell
Douglas, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Nucor Steel, Pepsico,
Trammell Crow, and the United States Geological Survey.

Datastream offers its employees relocation expenses; casual work
environment; state-of-the-art equipment and tools; private offices; a
medical, dental, vision, prescription, and life benefits package; and
a 401K program.


Send your letter of application with salary requirements, resume, and
3 writing samples to:

Jerold Jeansonne, Ph.D.
Manager, Technical Communications
Datastream Systems, Inc.
50 Datastream Plaza
Greenville, SC 29605

Internet: jeansonj -at- dstm -dot- com
Fax: 864-422-5000
Datastream Web Page:

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